Rev. Al Sharpton
Earlier this week, Garner’s family reached a $5.9 million settlement with New York City over the death.
The Rev. Al Sharpton was honored for his civil rights and social justice work in Newark.
De Blasio will be speaking at the National Press Club Tuesday morning, followed by an afternoon speech on “the Progressive Agenda to Combat Income Inequality.”
Garner’s widow asked why there seems to be justice in Baltimore, but not in New York City.
The New York City Council speaker said Saturday that fewer arrests for low-level offenses would help police improve their relations with some communities.
At the National Action Networks’ annual convention Saturday, a crowd chanted “call the vote.”
The Rev. Al Sharpton has reportedly been told to stay away from the funeral of a black man shot and killed by a white police officer in South Carolina.
New York State Republicans say Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio is like the submissive character in “Fifty Shades of Grey,” dominated by the Rev. Al Sharpton.
The rookie NYPD officer who shot and killed Brooklyn man Akai Gurley has been indicted, an attorney for Gurley’s girlfriend told WCBS 880 Tuesday afternoon.
New York State Assembly’s first African American speaker joined Saturday morning’s Action Rally.
Last month, the Manhattan District Attorney’s office announced no criminal charges would be filed in the case.
A hugfest between Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Rev. Al Sharpton has been raising eyebrows.
Prominent civil rights attorney Sanford Rubenstein will not face charges after being accused of rape, the Manhattan District Attorney’s office announced Monday.
Garner’s mother Gwen Carr, and his wife Esaw Garner helped with the annual dinner for the homeless and senior citizens. They also gave out toys to children.
The National March Against Police Violence is scheduled for next Saturday in Washington, D.C.